Financial Times  Apr 23  Comment 
Moscovici says an EMF would be ‘more efficient in tackling crises inside Europe’
The Economic Times  Nov 13  Comment 
The meeting also discussed matters pertaining to electro-magnetic frequency (EMF) awareness programme, GST and progress in cell tower rollout, among others.
The Hindu Business Line  Aug 23  Comment 
The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) on Tuesday conducted a public outreach and awareness programme on Electromagnetic Field (EMF) emissions and mobile towers in Mumbai.“Mobile technology provid...
The Hindu Business Line  Jul 14  Comment 
Worried over electro-magnetic frequency (EMF) emissions from a cell tower near your house or office? The Department of Telecommunications will soon come up with Tarang Samachar portal that can tell yo...
The Economic Times  Jun 30  Comment 
The low EMF limits imply that the signals emanating from the cell sites are not strong enough to traverse long distances, and hence a larger number of sites are required to ensure coverage in a given location.
The Economic Times  Jun 16  Comment 
The department of telecommunications (DoT) has announced the launch of a national EMF (Electromagnetic Frequency) portal soon to allay public fear regarding mobile towers.
The Economic Times  Aug 7  Comment 
The government has imposed total penalty of 10.80 crore on telecom operators for exceeding prescribed electronic frequency (EMF) limits.


Templeton Emerging Markets Fund, Inc. (EMF)

Closed-end investment companies like the Templeton Emerging Markets Fund, Inc. do not continuously offer shares to the public. Growth results from market appreciation, which benefits its shareholders. The World Wide dispersion that results from global diversification, reduces volatility, which gives the shareholder greater safety.

The fund is managed by Dr Mark Mobius, who is the spokesman for the fund, and investing in Emerging Markets in general. The fund gives management the freedom to buy anything, anywhere that comes up.

The Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in emerging country equity securities. [1] The fund is a value-oriented, long-term, buy-and-hold vehicle in line with the Templeton investment philosophy. Management can influence the net asset value, but this is not of great concern to investors.

Wealth is shifting from the developed countries to the emerging, and frontier economies, in which Templeton Emerging Markets Fund, Inc. invests. These companies tend to be under-researched, and not so readily available to normal investors.

Templeton Emerging Markets Fund, Inc. employs a bottom-up, approach looking at the company’s potential for earnings and growth over a five-year horizon. And considering the company’s position in its sector, the economic framework, and political environment. Templeton Emerging Markets Fund, Inc. low portfolio turnover, is an indication of the confidence management has in its investments.

Templeton Emerging Markets Fund, Inc. distributes essentially all of its realized income, and capital gains to shareholders each year. Earnings may be retained automatically, using the funds reinvestment, and cash purchase plan. [2] When comparing the results of this closed-end company, to companies that retain earnings. Both securities should have all distributions reinvested, and compounded to compare results fairly.

By providing capital and encouraging capitalism in emerging economies, Templeton Emerging Markets Fund, Inc. impacts countries in ways similar to the World Bank. The only other company like Templeton Emerging Markets Fund, Inc. on the NYSE is the Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Fund (MSF), which trades around the MSCI Emerging Markets Free Index, which Morgan Stanley also manages. [1]

Shares of Templeton Emerging Markets Fund, Inc. are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “EMF.” [2]

Mark Mobius "World Outlook 2010," [3]

Templeton Emerging Markets Fund, Inc., 100 Fountain Parkway, P.O. Box 33030, St. Petersburg, FL 33733-8030. [3]


  1. Templeton Emerging Markets Fund, Inc. Prospectus 1/27/1987
  2. Templeton Emerging Markets Fund, Inc. Semiannual Report February 28, 2010 pg22
  3. Templeton Emerging Markets Fund, Inc. Semiannual Report February 28, 2010
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